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The GOP's post-mortem in the wake of the 2012 election suggested the party needed to appeal to Latinos. But, the current immigration conversation sparked by Donald Trump could threaten that goal.
Aug. 31, 2015
The legendary director of Nightmare on Elm Street and Scream has died. His films, which often mixed slasher gore with wry humor, helped reinvent the horror genre.
Aug. 30, 2015
Efforts to change the mountain's name back to Denali date back to 1975. The White House says changing the name back "recognizes the sacred status of Denali to generations of Alaska Natives."
Aug. 30, 2015
The rumors ranged from a man leaping to his death in Beijing over stock losses to highly inflated death tolls in the Tianjin industrial blasts.
Aug. 30, 2015
Hillary Clinton tried to rally important Democratic delegates to her side at the party's summer meeting in Minneapolis. But, as she looks increasingly vulnerable, rivals are pressing their own cases.
Aug. 30, 2015
Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley announced he's backing the Iran deal despite "significant shortcomings." It brings Obama within three votes of sustaining a veto against congressional disapproval.
Aug. 30, 2015
The larger-than-life sculpture of the president of the Confederacy was removed after an appeal to block the move was rejected last week.
Aug. 30, 2015
President Obama pushed back against what some see as the irony of him expanding oil exploration while talking up climate change.
Aug. 30, 2015
Oliver Sacks, the acclaimed British-American neurologist and author, has died of cancer at the age of 82.
Aug. 30, 2015
The three Syrian children, aged five and six, were near death from dehydration when they were discovered by police in the back of a minivan on Saturday.
Aug. 30, 2015
Before hosting the World Cup, Brazil launched a program to pacify high-crime slums. The project has cut violence in some areas, but in others residents have been caught in the police crossfire.
Aug. 30, 2015
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has the energy, the enthusiasm and now showing strength in the poll numbers as the Democratic nomination contest looks more and more like a race every day.
Aug. 30, 2015
Authorities have charged 30-year-old Shannon J. Miles in the "execution-style" murder of Deputy Darren Goforth, but investigators have yet to make public any motive for the killing.
Aug. 30, 2015
His book Awakenings, about reviving patients from a catatonic state was turned into a 1990 film. He also wrote more than a dozen other books, including The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat.
Aug. 30, 2015
Bloody Mary's have been around for ages, but an Iowa man has invented a way to take them to a whole new level: a straw made of meat. They've become a hit at bars, ballparks and stadiums. #America
Aug. 30, 2015
Germany is the number one destination for the thousands of migrants reaching Europe's shores. NPR's Rachel Martin gets a German perspective from Der Spiegel editor Maximilian Popp.
Aug. 30, 2015
Approved by voters last year, Proposition 47 lets people with some nonviolent felonies petition to reduce their crimes to misdemeanors. It's giving former offenders access to better opportunities.
Aug. 30, 2015
As an old conflict heats up again in southeastern Turkey, the activists have staked out ground on a sunburned hillside and say they're willing to risk their own lives in order to stop the fighting.
Aug. 30, 2015
The accused terrorist in the recent foiled train attack in France is a Moroccan who lived in Algeciras, Spain. It's a diverse port city where immigrants are well integrated.
Aug. 30, 2015
Alaska's seabirds are suffering a steep decline in population. There's evidence linking this to climate change, a problem President Obama will address Monday when he visits the state.
Aug. 30, 2015

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